A File Picture of the entire Kapoor Family. PrithviRaj Kapoor, the first of the family to pursue acting, was born in 1906 in the town near Samundri near Faislabad, in the Punjab province of pre-Independence India. His father, a policeman, was posted at Peshawar. Though all three of Prithviraj Kapoor’s sons, Raj Kapoor, Shammi Kapoor and Shashi Kapoor, became actors, it is Raj Kapoor’s descendants who have carried on the family legacy. His sons, Randhir Kapoor and Rishi Kapoor and Rajiv Kapoor.